DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-09
Re: cache_lookup() work this week.
Quoting Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> :> Hrm... Including a GPL'd file system or have the SGI folks agreed to
> :> license it?
> :> Ryan
> :You know... we could just come up with one just for DragonFly. Follow
> :model of Dimonic Giampaolo's "Practical File System Design".
> The eventual goal is to make filesystem development 'trivial' under
> DragonFly, by having a kernel module that extends the VFS interface
> In the mean time, and even once we get to that point, we certainly are
> not going to throw away any of our existing filesystems. There is no
> particular requirement that DragonFly code (or FreeBSD code for that
> matter) be 100% under the BSD License so there is no problem
> GPL'd filesystems. The only requirement is that the source be clearly
> marked and arranged, which is why we have the gnu/ and a contrib/
> directories, and we could certainly add additional dirs like gpl/
> if it made sense to do so.
With a GPL'd filesystem you couldn't have that as the default FS for the